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>>> this morning, breaking news. another general's bombshell. the david petraeus probe snags america's top commander in afghanistan. >> general john allen is under investigation for sending what could be tens of thousands of inappropriate documents to a woman at the center of the petraeus scandal. >>> and as the widening scandal spreads to general allen, fbi agents swoop down on the home of the biographer who had that affair with petraeus. >>> and wanted man. police on the hunt for software pioneer, john mcafee. with questions about the murder of his next door neighbor. >>> and brace for landing. the jet that ran out of runway and careened straight toward a busy highway. a camera capturing this very close call. >>> good tuesday morning. we have a lot to sort through. a new bombshell in the growing scandal surrounding david petraeus. the man who replaced him as the top commander in afghanistan is now under investigation by the pentagon. >> general john allen is said to have sent thousands of inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. she is the florida woman whose complaints to the
be the scandal that started david petraeus's affair. general john allen is under investigation for owe potentially inappropriate e mails. the complaint about an anonymous e mail that uncovered petraeus affair. general allen deny s wrong doing but allegations could cost him one of the jobs in the military. >> the president has cut on hold the nomination pending the investigation of the conduct by the department of defechbs. >> reports say investigators shifting through 20,000 pages of durmts involving allen and kelly. >> the story is very complicated so let's take a look at the players and how they're connected. david petraeus admits he had an affair with his biographer, kelly is a close family friend of david petraeus. right? following me so far? an fbi investigation revealed kelly and general john allen exchanged e mails some described as flirtatious skpin appropriate. general allen received an e mail trace to paula broadwell found alarming he told kelly that may have triggered the investigation. there is a fifth player in this. right here. an fbi agent to whom kelly turns to for help
>>> tonight on "nightline," a cia bombshell. as director david petraeus, one of the nation's most respected generals, resigns over an extramarital affair. how an fbi investigation involving his biographer brought down the man in charge of the country's most guarded secrets. >>> becoming lincoln. america's revered president, brought to life by a hollywood dream team. steven spielberg and daniel day lewis ted diane sawyer about separating the man from the myth. >>> and walk on the wild side. up close and personal with a rare and fearsome predator. our reporter puts tail in hand to get to know the african white lion. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay d
, david petraeus, steps down, citing an extramarital affair. tonight, the shockwaves, the personal and public fall of the man in charge of the nation's secrets. >>> truth and dare. the president speaks at the white house for the first time since his victory, saying it is time to end the gridlock and warning republicans he thinks the voters sent a message about what needs to be done. >>> "real money." holiday travel prices skyrocket. and we show you how to save hundreds of dollars. do you know which day of the week you should be buying those plane tickets? >>> and "lincoln." the dream of director steven spielberg. the reluctance of daniel day lewis. tonight, for the first time here, together, telling how they brought a mythic president to life. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. simply put, it was a shock today, when we learned that the general who symbolized the discipline and honor of the american military, the man entrusted with the vital secrets of the cia, general david petraeus, resigned, citing an extramarital affair. the first cia director in history to resign this
scandal that cost the head of the can cia his job. david kerley has new information about david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. >> reporter: we're learning stung details about this scandal. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. broad we'll had access to petraeus. >> i they trusted me. i got to know his family and e his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago. several sources tell abc news that it was an e-mail that unravelled the affair. couple of months ago, a woman in the tampa area, with a association with david petraeus, received a strange and harassing e-mail which launched the investigation. the e-mail was traced back to the computer of paula broadwell. but what agents found instead of a account were salacious e-mails between petraeus and broadwell. >> there had been rumors between him and broadwell for some time. but, frankly, i didn't believe them and neither did just about anybody else i knew. he just didn't seem the type. >> reporter: martha raddatz reports that some of his afghanistan staff worried about
. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, the investigation is widening in the general david petraeus scandal, and now it includes another general, general john allen, entrusted with nothing less than winding down the nation's war in afghanistan. you should know at any given moment, there are fewer than 50 four-star generals around the globe for the united states, and they are the elite of the elite. tonight, two of the most formidable, one active duty, one retired, are in the heat of the spotlight, and martha raddatz tells us what happened today. martha? >> reporter: diane, the consequences of dave petraeus' infidelity are astonishing. the nation is left without him as its cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied comma
spotlight. >> for the first time since her affair with david petraeus exploded on to the headlines, paula broadwell shows herself, clearly not hiding anymore. new details in a live report. >>> breaking overnight, another recall for toyota. millions of cars on the list because of steering problems. even the popular prius. >>> bus brawl. new video overnight. the rush hour dust-up between a passenger and the driver. that driver, now in serious trouble. >>> and it's one creative punishment. a woman who drove on the sidewalk, forced to hold a sign, calling her an idiot. the judge now deciding that punishment wasn't enough. >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. we begin with new details about the women at the center of the scandal involving david petraeus and another top general. >> paula broadwell has surfaced for the first time since word broke that she was the other woman. and we're learning more about the background of tampa socialite jill kelly. we begin in washington with abc's preeti arla. good morning, preeti. >> reporter: good morning, paula and rob. it has been days since the
former cia director david petraeus. as rob nelson reports jen john allen is now the focus of a widening investigation. >> reporter: in a new twist to the david a -- david petraeus session scandal general john allen is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelley the florida woman who triggered the investigation that forced petraeus to resign the pentagon is reviewing between 20 and 30,000 documents involved. allen denies any wrongdoing and remains in his current position. late monday, agents spent five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell, leaving this morning with several boxes. this after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer, which is illegal. the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus, no charges have been filed agains
who blew the whistle on the affair that brought down director david petraeus. she got e-mail so threatening she went to the fbi. new details of the high-profile mistress at the center of the case. >>> caught on tape. the deadly blast destroying an entire neighborhood. ripping through homes. people scrambling to escape. investigators racing to figure out what caused the explosion before it happens again. >>> water world. unbelievable new pictures of the entire city of venice under water. tourists and residents battling rising seas, at least waist high. three quarters of one of the world's most famous landmarks impacted right now. >>> the crews are in it! >> road rage, a massive fight breaks out at the races after a battle on the track. watch this, nascar legend jeff gordon deliberately rams right into a driver. the drivers running after each other, breaking into a fist fight. >>> and good morning on this veterans day. robin is recovering. of course, her father, one of the many veterans who served this country so well for so long. welcome back to amy robach. >> thank you so much.
in the widening scandal that's already claimed the career of former cia director david petraeus. >> the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is now being investigated in connection with this growing controversy. it's tuesday, november 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> this tuesday morning, general john allen, the u.s. leader in the war zone. apparently he has been in e-mail contact with the woman who blew the whistle in the petraeus scandal. a lot of layers to get to this morning. >> oh, yeah. >> i'm paula faris. >> to say this is getting messy is an understatement. high-ranking officials, two wrapped up in who knows what this thing is all about. on top of that, the fbi has been peeking around the home of david petraeus' mistress. it's getting pretty interesting, folks. we'll have all the details coming up in this half hour, including the news that has broken overnight. good morning once again. i'm rob nelson. we'll have the breaking aspects of that story and also what the fbi is saying about how it wept about, its early investigation in the case. lots of details t
, also the stunning story involving former cia director david petraeus caught in an extramarital affair. we now know who the other woman involved in the story is. this story has a long way to go. and as you know, rob, i am obsessed with it. >> you like. you like some dramatic stories and the whole infidelity angle gets you worked up on this one. >> i'm obsessed. obsessed. >> it is juicy this one. there is a bigger picture, was national security at risk. >> that's the thing. >> that's a question too. the tawdry details, the e-mail. he broke it off. she went a little -- sounds like a little crazy. stay tuned. an episode of dynasty. >>> and then some rough stuff on the nascar track. yes, there was a crash. we've seen that a lot. wait until you see what this one developed into in the pits along the track. let's say the guys were not getting along with other guys. it got ugly. a full out brawl. stay tuned for that. >> nascar is so huge. huge. >> whew. >>> and a record-setting opening for bond. james bond. >> well done. >> i've seen it. "skyfall" the box office leader. our reviewer joins us w
nation. >> and a shocking resignation. >> this news is truly stunning. >>> did david petraeus' extramarital affair compromise intelligence? >>> with washington still divided after tuesday's election, can the president and congress find common ground on the fiscal cliff, immigration and other big issues? we'll ask our headliners, the vice chair of the senate intelligence committee, republican saxby chambliss and the senator responsible to adding to the democrat majority, senator patty murray. >>> and our powerhouse round table, with representatives donna edwards and aaron schock, paul gigot, katrina vanden heuvel and greta van susteren. >>> hello, again. what a week in politics. with his victory in florida yesterday, president obama now has a sweep of the battlegrounds. 332 electoral votes. losing only indiana and north carolina from his 2008 total. the popular votes are still coming in. the president will come up about 8 million short of his 2008 tally. but, he's holding about 3 million advantage over mitt romney. we'll discuss how obama did and what's next for the gop and the
an affair with david petraeus sent a harassing female. peat trace quit his post went it was revealed he had an extramarital affair. details are becoming clearer tonight. here's a report. reporter: as a nation's top spy master, david petraeus must have known something about clandestine operations. why couldn't he keep his secret affair with his biographer, paula broad we were, undercover. it turned out their romance unrastled when a woman in florida received a strange and harassing e-mail from the author. kelly notified the fbi, began an information, worried the cia director's e-mail account had been compromised. what the bureau found was not compromised security but two people in a compromising position. described as, quote, human drama, including intimate exchanges between broad we were and petraeus. >> there had been rumors of an affair between him and paula broadwell for some time. just didn't seem the type. >> her friends know her not just for her good work but her good work. >> somebody as busy as she is takes the time to help somebody like me, there's not much time left for indiscreti
with new information about how general david petraeus' extramarital affair came to light. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna, you're right. some rather stunning details about a frightening e-mail that brought down the director of the cia and general david petraeus. it was an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell according to sources familiar with the investigation. broadwell had extraordinary access to petraeus when he was running the war in afghanistan. >> they trusted me, so i was able to get a lot of great access and i got to know his family and his mentors. >> reporter: confirmed as cia director more than a year ago -- >> i'll even give him my personal e-mail address. >> reporter: -- several sources tell abc news it was an e-mail that unraveled the affair. a couple of months ago, a woman apparently in the tampa area, with an association with petraeus and the military received a strange and harassing e-mail. she notified the fbi which launched the investigation. also worried that his official account had been compromised. the e-mail was trace
if they don't pay. >>> still ahead, more fallout from former cia director david petraeus' extramarital affair. how his wife is reacting. >>> do you have a shopping addict in your life? experts have tips on how to deal with compulsive shopping. >> a close friend says david petraeus is devastated over the harm he has caused to his family while losing one of the best jobs he's ever had. the spokesman says petraeus' wife is not pleased. he ended the affair four months ago. matt greenblatt has more on the woman who call the fbi. >> reporter: without jill kelly the affair may never have become known she seen leaving her house in tampa bay sunday evening. it is now known kelly call the fbi asking them to investigate threatening e-mails. she began receiving the e-mails around the same time paula broadwell's affair with the cia director was ending. the fbi traced them back to broadwell's computer that led officials to conclude the nation's cia director was involved in the affair with the woman who just this january publicly complemented petraeus' wife. >> he's married to holly petraeus, a wonderful mi
. a scandal that led to the resignation of cia chief david petraeus. late this evening, abc news learned that general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, is being investigated for possibly inappropriate e-mail communications with one of the women linked to the petraeus scandal. it's the latest bombshell. kelly is a family friend of petraeus and notified the fbi she was receiving threatening e-mails. martha raddatz has the story. >> reporter: when general david petraeus granted paula broadwell exclusive and extraordinary access to pep his biography, he likely never imagined it would lead to his downfall. but tonight, his reputation is sullied. the fbi is under scrutiny, and agents have descended on broadwell's home to gather more material, material broadwell is now willingly providing them in this increasingly strange scandal. the affair first came to light this summer as part of an fbi investigation prompted by a complaint from this woman, jill kelly. a private citizen and military supporter who had befriended petraeus and his wife, holly. kelly received harassing e-mails
just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really is who's helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her detractors are harsh saying 37-year-old jill kelly of tampa is nothing more than a name-dropping, social-climbing, bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well, i certainly think wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anything that takes your eye off the ball is a distraction. and it will have some effect. >> reporter: off
that led to the down fall of david petraeus. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: we could hear from president obama this morning, his take on the scandal involving general david petraeus and john allen. the president is holding his first news conference since the election the white house has said the president now stands by allen. we are also seeing the woman at the center of it for the first time since news of her fair with petraeus broke, paula broadwell had a glass of wine at her brother's house. this morning the fbi and cia are expected to brief members of house on what they know. the question many lawmakers have is whether national security was threatened? a source familiar with the case tells abc news that broadwell admitted she took documents from secure government buildings fbi found classified documents on her computer. the other woman jill kelley called 911 last night. she told the operator the media was on her property and tried to use her honorary counsul title to get special treatment. >> i -- they should not be able to cross my property
are pouring in about the man in charge of so many of the nation's secrets, general david petraeus, forced to resign. and what about the woman at the center of his story? tonight, new questions, as well, about what was really going on and when and the avalanche of e-mails now beginning to emerge. abc's martha raddatz reports in now. martha? >> reporter: diane, an official tells abc news tonight, the fbi discovered hundreds, if not thousands, of e-mails between david petraeus and paula broadwell on her computer, an affair that petraeus is claiming did not begin until he left the army. a friend close to petraeus says the general was "shocked and surprised" to learn broadwell had been sending anonymous threatening e-mails to jill kelley, the petraeus family friend who was so alarmed by the e-mails, she called the fbi. those friends also tell us the general's wife, holly petraeus, is furious with her husband. you see her here at his confirmation hearings back in august of 2011, broadwell sitting just a few seats away. petraeus insists they weren't having an affair then, which leads us to the f
be inappropriate correspondence with jill kelley, a florida woman linked to david petraeus' sex scandal. fbi and cia are expected to brief lawmakers on the scandal. katie marzullo will have the latest in a live report in the next half hour. >>> good news for skiers. start hitting the slopes at heavenly and north star starting today the season is beginning a week earlier thanks to cold temperatures for snow making and the storms we had last week not all the runs will be open until they get more storms and more snow but enough for visitors to get an early taste of winter squaw valley set to open this weekend bore real opened last -- week. >>> >>> overnight the problem with the prius and other cars leading toyota to recall millions of vehicles around the globe. >>> welcome back. temperatures above average, low 70s in many areas, mid to upper 60s in places like san rafael, richmond, napa, as we head through the next three days, temperatures are going to stay mild even with the system bringing a chance of showers thursday evening mid 60s to 70, low to mid 60s showers friday and mover rain likely
resignation of david petraeus as head of the cia is still sending shockwaves through washington. he takes the blame for his own downfall. we have the response from washington. >> after nearly four decades in international affairs. it was an extramarital affair that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a joltingen. to a statement to cia employees, he acknowledged it, confessing his extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable, he said, both as the husband and as a leader of an organization such as hours. >> if they found out about an extramarital affair, they could use it as blackmail against you. >> he has been married to his wife holly for 38 years. they have two children. they met as he was a cadet and she stood by him as he raced on the ranks up to four-star general. last year he resigned his commission and was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman, paula broad well. 40-year-old wife and mother of two. she is david petraeus' official biog grapher. >> to get to know him he wanted to run with you. >> i thought i was going to test him but he wanted to test
david petraeus. >> we've also learned that broadwell had e-mailed others now involved in the military sex scandal. it is wednesday, november 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> that's right. you heard it. broadwell wasn't only e-mailing the other woman in the scandal, jill kelley. good morning, everyone. i'm paula faris. we have a couple more layers. >> the other, other woman. >> the other other. >> get your flowcharts out to follow the story, folks. good morning. i'm rob nelson. reporters will have a chance to question president obama about the story today. it his first news conference since his re-election. >> as if he doesn't have enough on his plate. right? >>> also this half hour, we have reported here about dangers of cheerleading. go team. go, rob. go "world news now." you probably know where we're going with this one. we have the latest example from last night in the nba. >> pretty horrific to watch. we'll tell you exactly how this one ended. >> hope she's okay. >>> we're hearing this morning from paul ryan. he tells our john karl about the shock o
track of the sex scandal. let's get it all straight. it's cost david petraeus his job. and now, overnight, the commanding general of american forces in afghanistan, general john allen, you see him right there. he's implicated, as well. apparently, 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails with jill kelley who sent the fbi on paula broadwell. >> that's right. this is another bizarre twist. the fbi agent you just mentioned has now been removed from sending revealing pictures of himself to that whistle-blower. the scandal is growing. and it's resolving around the actions of paula broadwell. it really is just one day, more stories leaking out. we'll try to clear it all up for you. >> it just continues to mushroom. our senior affairs correspondent martha raddatz starts out our full coverage from washington. she's been reporting on both generals for a decade. martha, this was stunning news after midnight. >> reporter: it's true. the scandal is more stunning every day. now, under investigation, the commander who replaced david petraeus in afghanistan, marine corps general john allen, who has
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. >>> a sex scandal shakeup at the cia. the new detail revealed why david petraeus left his post use, the bay area clinic giving amputees a new lease on life. >> klepto the >> ama: developing news tonight. at least six people are dead of a huge earthquake in myanmar. hit just after 7:30 sunday morning local time. officials say the death happened when a bridge under construction collapsed. >> we're learning more about the scandal involving david petraeus. his sudden resignation fridays a head of the cia is sending shock waves through washington, and petraeus accepts all the plame for -- blame for his downfall. >> after nearly four decade inside international affairs, it was an extramarital affair that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to cia employeees, petraeus acknowledged this liaison, expressing extremely poor judgment. some such behavior is unseasonable, his statement read, both as a husband and a leader of an organization such as ours. >> if they found out as an extramarital affair they could use it against you. >> petraeus has been married to
>>> good morning, america. this morning, spy fall, the head of the cia, david petraeus, forced to resign over a sex scandal. who is the woman at the center of this story? and what does it mean for america's national security? >>> storming the power company. fed up and frustrated residents without electricity, almost two weeks after superstorm sandy, joining in protest. adding insult to injury, they just got their utility bills in the mail. >>> special delivery. the woman who went into labor at a bus stop and got help from a quick-thinking, complete stranger who doesn't even speak the same language. >> oh, my god. >> we have the happy reunion at the hospital. ♪ brown sugar >>> and brown sugar. love letters from a young mick jagger to a woman who inspired the rolling stone's smash hit. did rock's bad boy really recite emily dickinson? >>> i guess we're going to have to consider -- reconsider mick jagger, reading poetry. >> he's a very smart man, from the london school of economics. he's a bright one there. >>> we have a busy morning. not only do we have a sex scandal involving
the young man they raised. cia director david petraeus resigned after admitting that he had an extramarital affair. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. good chilly saturday morning to you. let's check with happening with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. a beautiful shot but we have a frost advisory for the mountains and valleys of the north bay. here downtown temperatures in the 40s. a little wind allowing for the milking to keep the air a little bit warmer. but take a look at our north bay numbers. 33 in santa rosa. you were down to 32 last hour. 35 in napa. so for sure some of these areas could be looking at the frost for the next several hours. it will take about 8:00 until we warm up. but with the warm spot and the wind, west wind at about 15, oakland is at 51 degrees. we will look for more sunshine, isolated shower this morning, especially along the shoreline. but the numbers will warm back near 60 and then we will cool again with the possibility of more frost tonight. terry. >> thank you, lisa. this is the coldest morning of the season and the coldest temperatures i
on fire. and the sex scandal shakeup at the cia. new details revealed about why david petraeus left his post. this is abc7 news. >> this morning a 5.8 magnitude aftershock has hit northern myanmar hours after a deadly earthquake struck. an initial count shows 12 people are dead. the magnitude 6.8 quake hit the former country of burma just after 7:00 30 sunday their time. a death happened when a bridge under construction collapsed. >> developing news, an indianapolis neighborhood is in ruins this morning as authorities try to determine what caused the deadly explosion that leveled two homes last night. officials now say at least two people were killed, two injured. firefighters put out a raging fire following the explosion. the blast forced about 200 people to evacuate. investigators say all power, gas and other utilities to the home that exploded had been shut off. they hope to learn more this morning as we can examine the site bidet light. it shattered windows and damaged dozens of surrounding homes. >>> president obama's re-election victory just got a bit bigger. florida now in the pr
and husband the suspect. and david petraeus resigns after admitting he had an extramarital affair. let's start with a look at the forecast. right now. here is lisa argen. >> it is nice and sunny in most areas and certainly cool out there. we are looking at a few lingering showers to sink south of the bay area. live doppler 7-hd shows some showers south of salinas. this is all in association with the cold upper-level low that continues to exit the bay area. as it does, we will see a pretty nice day today. temperatures are coming out of the 30s. we'll see 40s and 50s early on, but afternoon highs still shy of where we should be for this time of the year. we are looking at numbers in the upper 50s for afternoon highs for oakland and san jose and that brings us anywhere 10 degrees below average. another round of cool weather coming tomorrow morning and rain chances returning mid-week. >>> for many people in the bay area, this is coldest morning of the season so far. the coldest temperatures as we just saw can be found in the north bay. that is where our reporter is in napa. >> hello. good morning.
occurred and spoke with sadness of the fall of david petraeus. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction and my main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on and that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> reporter: but the real takeaway from the white house today? there's nothing like a re-election to give the president a jolt of confidence. >> i've got a mandate to help middle class families and families that are working hard to try to get in the middle class. that's my mandate. >> reporter: gone was the lackluster stumbling obama of the first debate in denver. >> well, ah, ah, ah. >> reporter: and gone, too, was the grimly determined campaigner of the final stretch. >> the status quo in washington has fought us every step of the way. >> reporter: the 44th president today was ready to rumble. you heard and saw it most emphatically when he leapt to the defense on susan rice, the u.n. ambassador. >> what this began has was a spontaneous, not a premeditated respo
director david petraeus. we've learned the name of that mystery agent from the fbi who first exposed the petraeus affair. he is fbi veteran agent frederick humphries. notorious for sending shirtless photos of himself to another key player in the scandal. >> he says it was just a lighthearted joke. we'll see. that woman would be jill kelly, seen on the right, which claims she was threatened by petraeus' lover. she has been stripped of her special access to macdill air force base in tampa. and petraeus' mistress, paula broadwell, is under investigation for storing military documents, on her computer. and for the first time president obama has weighed in on this mess. abc's preeti arla has the latest. >> reporter: president obama walked into the east room of the white house for his first postelection news conference, tackling the major issues his administration will face in the weeks ahead. >> i'm open to compromise. and i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president meets with congressional leaders tomorrow. both sides are expected to stake out their positions on the looming fiscal
-mail trail that ended the career of the nation's top spy david petraeus. a third woman surfaces. but she's not his lover or his wife. >>> deadly blast. the middle of the night explosion that tore an entire hole in a subdivision, leveling homes, killing a popular teacher. >>> health alert. the new warnings issued overnight. studies linking flu during pregnancy to autism. and another, what cell phone radiation could be doing to unborn babies. >>> and the nascar track turned hockey rink. a collision turned into an all-out brawl. a racing legend accused of starting it all. >>> good morning, everyone on this veterans day. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. new details are unfolding in the scandal surrounding david petraeus, the former head of the cia. >> talk of washington, that's for sure. we now know the women at the heart of the investigation that led to petraeus' downfall. she was apparently perceived as a threat. >> the secret affair may have remained threatening if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to his woman jill kelly. officials say she was not
today on the sex scandal capturing nation attention and forced david petraeus to resign as director of the cia after admitting to affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had negative impact on national security. >> another reexpected four star general got a vote of confidence from a secretary of ñ5 accused of exchanging po tern shallly classified exmails.. >> has my finned confidence to lead forces.. >> but the military didn't pull punch was kelly while under investigation, revoking her special access in tampa where she was allowed to walk around without a military escort. and overnight, broadwell seen sipping a glass of wine. an officer is suspected of storing confidential material at her home home, and could face prosecution. this afternoon on capitol hill, fbi director robert mueller greets members of the intelligence committee. >> the president says hopes the affair will end up being just a blip on the otherwise exyemp particulary career of david petraeus. >> how te
of a watergate style to investigate exactly what happened. >>> former cia director david petraeus agreed to testify on capitol hill tomorrow. only about the september 11th attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. his testimony will be limited to those events only and will not deal with the extramarital affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. you have to assume questions will be asked. >> and a lot of people making the point, do we care more about benghazi or what petraeus was doing in his bedroom? fair question. >>> paula broadwell under investigation for storing military documents including classified material on her computer possibly in violation of the law. the army suspended broadwell's security clearance and kelley, this woman right here, the other woman embroiled in the scandal, has been stripped of her special access pass to macdill air force base in tampa. >> i think there are a lot of questions, too, about exactly why these two women had such access to the two men. sounds like there were genuine friendships and family history, pictures attest to that. just seems th
is investigating. >> reporter: in a new twist to the david petraeus sex scandal the pentagon says the top american commander in afghanistan general john allen, is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelley the florida woman who triggered the investigation that forced petraeus to resign. pentagon is reviewing between 20 and 30,000 documents involved, allen denies any wrongdoing and remains in his current position. late monday, agents spent five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell leaving this morning with several boxes after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say well had classified material on her computer which is illegal, the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus, no charges have been filed against her. controversy over how the investigation was conned has engulfed washington.
on the investigation of david petraeus who quit after admitting he an affair. senator feinstein wants to know why the bureau didn't notify her sooner? biographer paula broadwell sent harassing e-mails to another woman in florida. they say jill chilly was a long time military supporter in tampa and a family friend and not romantically involved with petraeus. e-mails triggered the probe. >> i hate to discuss it, except to say there are a number of things that one has to consider. the first of which, was there any kind of national security breach? to date, there was not. >> fbi agents notified high level officials at the justice department about the affair, toward the end of the summer. >>> police in union city investigating death of a man found in a trash bin a woman discovered the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning. she called authorities who rushed him to the hospital, where he died. police are persuing active leads and would like anyone with information to call union city police. >>> gilroy family grieving the death of their dog after a pit bull barged into their house an
the threatening e-mails from general david petraeus's mistress. the mistress also being investigated. fbi wants to determine whether paula broadwell is in possession of any sensitive information. investigators searched her home in florida this evening and theory moving documents and video. confiscated several bi bins of evidence. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed
. the president took a wide range of questions for nearly an hour and talk btd resignation of david petraeus and discovered -- discussed mandatory spending cuts and tax increases will take affect. >> top priority has to be jobs and growth. got to build on progresses we've made. we've got a growing, thriving middle class. >> republicans say they're willing to make a deal but are adammant taxes not increase. dow jones fell today on news a deal is not close. nancy pelosi says she wants to keep her role, her post as house minority leader. she will run to keep her job. the 7-year-old wants to continue to empower women. >> we know one way to increase involvement of women increasing level of stability. >> pelosi highlighted strength today surrounded by all women lawmakers when she made the aannouncement. this is congress woman jeanette rankin, the first woman elected to congress in 1917. 78 female representatives have been elected to serve in congress and there will be 20 female senators in january. >> john mcafee aez bizarre saga continued he says he's hiding in belize with a female companion, aga
their meeting today with top fbi and cia officials over what led to the resignation of former cia director david petraeus. he resigned last week after admitting to an extramarital affair. that affair was discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails allegedly sent by broadwell to jill kelley. law enforcement official says broadwell sent e-mails to senior military officials in an attempt to undermine kelley who she saw as a romantic viral. -- romantic rival. >>> president obama heads to new york today to tour superstorm sandy damage. the president will meet with local officials, first responders, fema staff and families recovering from the storm that hit two weeks ago. he was in new jersey before the election last week parts of and new jersey are still without power. >>> registered sex offender caught volunteering at a south bay catholic school. it is illegal for a sex offender to be on school grounds he claims he had permission from the church. leslie brinkley has details. >> reporter: 51-year-old worked as a volunteer at the catholic school festival last month. they say someone re
this morning on the widening sex scandal involving david petraeus. lawmakers have been digging through e-mails tying to determine if national security was breached during his extramarital affair with biographer paula broadwell. she sent harassing e-mails to jill kelley, a woman she saw as a romantic rival. kelley traded e-mails with general allen. top u.s. commander in afghanistan. katie marzullo will have the latest in the next half hour. >>> moraga school board approved revised version of its child abuse prevention and reporting policy nearly a week after board president abruptly resigned. the contra costa times reports the district is facing claims by three former students who say mandated reporting failures contributed to their sexual abuse years ago. the new policy requires all members of a reporting team to individually report to authorities. >>> richmond will be installing four cameras aimed at reducing crime in the 23rd street shopping area. police and community leaders are welcoming the new overhead cameras to be installed within the next two months donated by the chevron corpor
abruptly resigned. cia director and retired general david petraeus david ped in an extramarital affair. he is one of the most decorated generals. they say he had an affair with his by yoking graw fer. the unnamed u.s. officials say the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. she is a graduate from the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. she describes petraeus as herman for. she is married with two children. petraeus met his wife at west point. she was also a four star general. her great, great grandfather fought in the civil war. she works in the administration helping return service members and fight off banks that prey on them while they are away. the family moved 24 times for petraeus' career and holly raising their two children. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and respect the decision. here is new york congressman peter king. >> obviously this hurts general petraeus, but it hurts the country is a man of extra y talent and extraordin
hour with latest on the affair between david petraeus andzicu s biographer. >> petraeus reportedly shocked to learn paula broadwell was suspected of sending friend she saw as a romantic rival. their relationship will be the discussion of the top leaders of the cia and fbi. >> we're live with the latest on this. mark? >> good afternoon. the secretary of defense weighed in on this today saying he has not yet formed an opinion on whether petraeus should face criminal prosecution for adultery if it turns out the affair was ongoing during the time he he served in the military. this afternoon we learned more about how long they've known each other. met was six years ago in 2006. she was still a student at harvard. two years later, he agreed to let her focus on him for her dock storeal dissertation bism to 10 broadwell proposed she write his best-selling biography. now, petraeus can face criminal prosecution for adultery if they took place while in the military. >> for him to be allow the first biography to someone who hasn't written a book before seemed odd to me. >> a long time colleagu
. meanwhile, david petraeus' sudden departure as cia director has created lots of questions on capitol hill. especially that looming issue, the take in benghazi on a cia facility there. some senators still want to question petraeus about what went wrong. >> i know that we're interested in hearing from him. probably in front of the intelligence committee, which i also sit on. >> reporter: and an official tells us david petraeus will testify tomorrow in front of the senate committee in closed session. george? >> congress ramping up the questions, even as the fbi continues to investigate possible crimes. and abc senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has exclusive details on that. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. abc news has learned that paula broadwell, who allegedly had the affair with petraeus, is suspected of storing significant amounts of military documents, including classified material, at her home, possibly in violation of federal law. a source familiar with the case tells abc news broadwell admitted she took the documents from secure government buildings.
to the downfall of cia director david petraeus. brian ross has been following this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. the identification of the agent overnight was another piece of the petraeus case puzzle falling into place. it was last may when tampa socialite jill kelley began to get a series of e-mails that made her think someone was stalking her and her friend, cia director david petraeus. so kelley went to an fbi agent she knew personally. 47-year-old fred humphries, whose lawyer tells abc news, humphries was the agent who helped launch the investigation and later went to congress when he thought there was a coverup. >> if we hadn't had an individual who apparently believed in right and wrong with no gray, we may never have gotten to where we are in this case today. >> reporter: the fbi did not tell the white house about petraeus' affair with his biographer, paula broadwell, until the day after the election, even though agents knew about it a month earlier. fbi director robert mueller went to capitol hill wednesday, to defend the bureau's handling of the case. a
and to fast-moving developments this evening after the stunning resignation of general david petraeus. and this image we showed you at the top of the broadcast. petraeus' cia confirmation hearing. his wife holly, to the left, and just a few seats away to the right, the other woman at the center of all of this, her name paula broadwell, his biography. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, with more on a third woman who alerted authorities, the red flag that set all of this into motion. >> reporter: dave petraeus' secret affair may never have been discovered if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to jill kelly, wife of a tampa surgeon, a long supporter of the military. officials say she was not romantically involved with petraeus, but was a family friend of petraeus and his wife. officials say the anonymous e-mails to kelly were so disturbing and obsessive, she called the authorities. they traced them to paula broadwell's computer. where eventually evidence of an affair between the cia director and broadwell was discovered. petraeus is claiming the affai
husband, the suspect. we will hear from the young man they raised. general david petraeus resigns after admitting he had an extramarital affair. happy saturday. let's start at a look at the f. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, terry. it is a cold start. in fact, we're are talking about temperatures right at freezing this morning in san francisco. significantly warmer, but if we take a look outside, you will notice that we're down to 32 degrees santa rosa, 34 in napa, 48 downtown with 50 in oakland. so these numbers will continue to drop for the next several hours. we are talking about another chilly start to the day tomorrow. so we've got the cold air mass in place. in fact, a few isolated showers are lingering along the shoreline. we can't rule out that either but we will get into more sunshine in the afternoon. mid-50s to about 60 and a cold evening ahead. it looks like our seven day outlook is featuring more rain showers, as well. terry. >> lisa, thanks a lot. this morning police continue look for a san jose man whose wife was found murdered yesterday inside their home. p
up on abc7. >>> we are learning more this morning about the scandal involving david petraeus. his sudden resignation at head of the cia is still sending shockwaves through washington. petreas said he accepts all the blame. >>> after nearly four decades in international affairs, it was an extramarital affairs that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to employees he acknowledged the liaison, expressing his extremely poor judgment. it's unacceptable, he said, both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as hours. >> if they found out about an extramarital affair they could use itos blackmail against you. >> he has been married to his wife holley against you for 32 years. they have two children. they met when he was a west point cadet and she stood by him as he raced on the fast track up the ranks to four-star general. last year he resigned his commission and was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman. paula broad well. a 40-year-old wife and mother of two. she's his official buyographer. >> to get to know him he wanted
in washington tonight over the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. the retired four star general stepped down after admitting he had an extramarital affair. officials say it was uncovered during an fbi investigation reports say agents discovered broadwell improperly gained access to petraeus's exmail and may have accessed classified information. petraeus told the president of the affair and offered to resign. the white house says the president accepted that resignation after taking the night to think it over this resignation disappointed dianne feinstein saying in ãíi understand and respect the decision. also today the head of lockheed martin was forced to resign over what the company described as a close personal relationship with a suborder knit employee. >> around the country thousands will spend veteran's day sunday waiting to see if the department of veterans affairs will grant them their disability claims. tonight finding many will be unfair+[;" denied because of railroads made by the va. >> i knew it. >> the department of veterans affairs denied the claim for post trauma
. the man who holds our nation's secrets abruptly resigned. cia director and retired general david petraeus engaged in an extramarital affair. he is one of the most decorated generals. they say he had an affair with his by yoking graw fer. the unnamed u.s. officials say the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. she is a graduate from the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. she describes petraeus as herman for. she is married with two children. petraeus met his wife at west point. she was also a four star general. her great, great grandfather fought in the civil war. she works in the administration helping return service members and fight off banks that prey on them while they are away. the family moved 24 times for petraeus' career and holly raising their two children. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and respect the decision. here is new york congressman peter king. >> obviously this hurts general petraeus, but it hurts the country more
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